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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (12): jeb243730.
Published: 20 June 2022
... speeds. Steroid synthesis Androgens Skeletal muscle Display Sexual selection National Science Foundation http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000001 IOS-1947472 Brown University http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100006418 Androgens play a vital role in the regulation...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb241661.
Published: 18 June 2021
.... ( 1980 ). Female mate choice in a neotropical frog . Science 209 , 523 - 525 . 10.1126/science.209.4455.523 Ryan , M. J. ( 1983 ). Sexual selection and communication in a neotropical frog, Physalaemus pustulosus . Evolution (N. Y). 37 , 261 . 10.2307/2408335 Ryan...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (19): jeb229146.
Published: 30 September 2020
... population survival. Artificial lighting at night (ALAN) Visual ecology Transect Sexual selection Mate attraction Mate choice Evidence is accumulating that insect populations have declined by as much as 80% over recent decades across parts of Europe ( Seibold et al., 2019 ), although...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (17): jeb207324.
Published: 6 September 2020
... choice can be a powerful agent of sexual selection, often resulting in highly conspicuous traits in males. Although the evolutionary causes and consequences of the ornamentation and behaviors displayed by males to attract mates have been well studied, embarrassingly little is known about the proximate...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (11): jeb222984.
Published: 1 June 2020
... by strong sexual selection, with nearly all species exhibiting lek breeding systems, sexually dimorphic plumage ornamentation, and exaggerated courtship displays. Thus, changing the performance landscape to accommodate this evolution seems to involve reconfigurations of the endocrine machinery...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb213389.
Published: 7 February 2020
.... ( 1981 ). Factors of safety in the structure of animals . Sci. Prog.   67 , 109 - 130 . Andersson , M. ( 1994 ). Sexual Selection . Princeton : Princeton University Press . Benjamini , Y. and Hochberg , Y. ( 1995 ). Controlling the false discovery rate: a practical...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (18): jeb208140.
Published: 26 September 2019
... Ltd 2019 http://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Birds independently evolved super black (broadband, low-reflectance) plumage next to bright colors in 15 different families; this may be a sexually selected optical illusion to make nearby colors appear brighter. Color...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb195909.
Published: 3 April 2019
... and variation in the melanin coloration of their foster father. Environmental heterogeneity Genetic quality Genotype-by-environment interaction Oxidative stress Phenotypic variation Phenotypic quality Sexual selection Secondary sexual trait Phenotypic variation within wild populations...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (1): jeb184895.
Published: 1 January 2019
... 2019 Summary: Capital- and income-breeding strategies can be applied to males, but factors shaping these strategies are different from those found in females. Fasting Sexual selection Mating system Male–male competition Intrasexual selection Lekking Polygyny Oxidative stress...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb185074.
Published: 12 November 2018
...Carlos Alonso-Alvarez; Esther García-de Blas; Rafael Mateo ABSTRACT Carotenoids give color to conspicuous animal signals that are often the product of sexual selection. Knowledge of the mechanisms involved in carotenoid-based signaling is critical to understanding how these traits evolve. However...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (20): 3641–3648.
Published: 15 October 2017
...Alexa Tullis; Corinne H. T. Straube ABSTRACT Models proposed to explain sexually selected structures assume that these traits are costly. However, studies investigating the impact of such structures on locomotory costs have produced inconsistent results. Male fiddler crabs possess a large sexually...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (14): 2521–2528.
Published: 15 July 2017
... for which competition over mates is common and may constrain the evolution of behavioral and phenotypic diversity, particularly in natural settings with environmental and resource variability. Male–male aggression Cost of transport Functional trade-offs Sexual selection Whole-organism performance...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1267–1276.
Published: 1 April 2017
... yellow was driven by sexual selection rather than predation. * Authors for correspondence ( abriscoe@uci.edu , sfinkbei@bu.edu ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 21 11 2016 11 1 2017 © 2017. Published by The Company...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (6): 1146–1153.
Published: 15 March 2017
... regions of the train during rival assessment in a pattern similar to how peahens direct their attention toward potential mating partners. Attention Communication Pavo cristatus Sexual selection Vision Sexual selection operates through both female mate choice (intersexual selection...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (6): 1026–1031.
Published: 15 March 2017
... of physiological female resistance to male manipulation. Allohormone Antagonistic coevolution Diverticulum Love-dart Sexual conflict Sexual selection Males are generally in competition for reproductive access to females prior to copulation ( Andersson, 1994 ). However, when females mate...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 649–657.
Published: 1 March 2016
... preferentially allocated more C to the development of a sexually selected trait (the posterior gnathopod), compared with a serially homologous trait (the fifth pereopod) not under sexual selection. Substantial differences in how the sexes use fundamental resources, and the impact of altered nutrient supply...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (20): 3215–3221.
Published: 1 October 2015
... striking support the hypothesis that a clenched fist substantially reduces strain in the bones of the hand and therefore reduces the risk of fracture. Male–male competition Sexual selection Fighting Great ape Hominidae Fist The human hand presents a biomechanical paradox. It is critical...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3237–3241.
Published: 15 September 2014
...Graham N. Askew One of the classic examples of an exaggerated sexually selected trait is the elaborate plumage that forms the train in male peafowl Pavo cristatus (peacock). Such ornaments are thought to reduce locomotor performance as a result of their weight and aerodynamic drag, but this cost...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (16): 3035–3046.
Published: 15 August 2013
... components (train rattling and wing shaking) captured and maintained female attention, indicating that interactions between display components may promote the evolution of multicomponent displays. Taken together, these findings suggest that selective attention plays a crucial role in sexual selection...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (15): 2806–2812.
Published: 1 August 2013
... 2013 body reflection nuptial signal colour contrast sexual selection behaviour Colour is a widespread signal used by males of many species for various types of communication including sexual display and territoriality ( Endler et al., 2005 ; Doucet and Meadows, 2009 ). Such colour...